The FBI warned Trump that Russia would try to infiltrate his campaign team

The FBI’s warning came at least one month after the FBI had already opened an investigation into Russia’s election interference and whether the Trump campaign had colluded with Moscow to undermine Hillary Clinton.

The revelation sheds new light on what Trump knew about Russian meddling and raises questions about why his campaign team did not report the many overtures it received from Russia-linked entities to the FBI as requested.

Senior FBI officials warned Donald Trump last year that Russia would likely try to spy on and infiltrate his presidential campaign team and that he should report any suspicious overtures to the bureau, Join The Conversation

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